Population information

Order name Charadriiformes
Family name Recurvirostridae
Scientific name Himantopus himantopus Common name Black-winged Stilt
Population name himantopus, S Asia
Breeding range S Asia Non-breeding range
Red List Category Least Concern
Ramsar regions Asia
Notes

Conservation Framework

Conservation framework Notes
CAF Action Plan
Note:

Population size

Publication Start year End year Minimum Maximum Estimate quality Notes References Actions
WPE 1 1987 1991 100,000 1,000,000 [R519]
WPE 2 1987 1991 100,000 1,000,000 [R519]
WPE 3 1987 1991 100,000 1,000,000 [R519]
WPE 4 0 0 150,000 200,000 [S1447] [R407]
WPE 5 0 0 150,000 200,000 [S6852] [R407]

Population trends

Publication Start year End year Trend Trend quality Notes References Actions
WPE 1 1977 1991 STA [R519]
WPE 2 1977 1991 STA [R519]
WPE 3 1977 1991 STA [R519]
WPE 4 0 0 Unknown
WPE 5 0 0 Unknown No idea

Population 1% level

Publication Yearset 1 percent Note
WPE 1 0 -1
WPE 2 0 -1
WPE 3 2002 10000
WPE 4 2006 1750
WPE 5 2012 1700

References

  • R519 - Perennou, C.P., Mundkur, T. and Scott, D.A. 1994. The Asian Waterfowl Census 1987-1991: distribution and status of Asian waterfowl. IWRB Spec. Publ. No. 24; AWB Spec. Publ. No. 86. Slimbridge, UK and Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
  • R407 - Li, David, and Asian Waterbird Census network in litt. 2005.

Notes

  • S1447 - 33: Indian population estimated at 150,000.
  • S6852 - 33: Indian population estimated at 150,000.



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